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FOX News
Mar 17, 2011 5:00pm EDT
fan at the same time. we're also on japan and the guy who knows all important about how japan is to the financial world. joe brown, giant at ubs. the former democratic governor of virginia, doug wilder. this weekend, world coming back from the brink. we're here live saturday. >> glenn: hello, america. i want to welcome you to the "glenn beck program" and tell you tonight i'm going to lay out a theory. i have a lot of facts but i want to separate from facts from theory and you have to help figure this out. something is very wrong. it has been a busy couple of weeks for the president. there is a lot going on in the world. his job to lead the free world. what is he doing? he just carted his 60th round of golf as president. who hasn't golfed at least 60 times in the last two years? then, of course, the ncaa brackets. there is always a crisis. march madness is only once a year. today is st. patty's day. president went to capitol hill to celebrate that with congressional leaders. tomorrow, it's off for a well-deserved vacation in beautiful rio de janeiro. wow! may i just ask is he b
PBS
Mar 16, 2011 6:00pm PDT
>> hello everyone. welcome to our special coverage of the events in japan. >> welcome. >> here are the top stories of this hour. workers at the fukushima nuclear plant are scrambling to save the reactors from a meltdown following last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami. in libya, the government says its supporters are making gains at the expense of rivals. the u.n. secretary general urges all sides in the conflict to cause a ceasefire. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> nuclear experts in japan are still battling to prevent a meltdown at the fukushima power plant. concerns are growing about a pool holding spent nuclear fuel at the reactor complex. workers are using all means possible to cool the reactors that were damaged in the earthquake. the plant had to be evacuated temporarily at one point due to high levels of radiation. >> dense clouds of stream rose from the fukushima nuclear plant on wednesday. but the fire in reactor four was of less concern to the authorities than a possible fracture to the containment vessel of reactor three.
MSNBC
Mar 11, 2011 6:00am EST
yesterday who is writing about that. >> no doubt about it. first, obviously, the big news out of japan. we why don't we get the latest. >> we are talking about the fifth strongest earthquake on record since 1900. hawaii and other parts of the pacific are bracing for a destructive tsunami triggered by an 8.9 earthquake out of japan. it shows a massive 23-foot wall of watter that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris inland. 32 people have now died in the quake. a figure that is expected to rise. a tsunami warning is now in place for the entire u.s. west coast. that means coastal communities in washington, oregon, california and southern alaska should be on alert and prepared for possible evacuation. a warning is also in place for hawaii, which was struck by a smaller 4.5 earthquake earlier today. now, there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage in hawaii but the state is bracing for the first waves from the tsunami which are expected to hit at 8:00 a.m. eastern time this morning. now, ahead of that, tsunami sirens were sounded and coastal areas are being evacuated. fires
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, but how does it end? >>> in japan, the disaster deepens with new problems at the nuclear plant. there are new fears about food safety and an american family has received the worst possible news about their daughter. our teams are on the ground. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. in addition to two wars on two other fronts, the united states military tonight is engaged against libya. the attacks are in the form of air strikes. 32 of them in just the last 24 hours. about half now being carried out by u.s. aircraft. and there have been 136 cruise missiles launched. only eight of them by british armed forces. the rest launched by the u.s. they have hit targets up and down the libyan coastline, mostly aimed at libyan defenses, so the coalition aircraft can begin enforcing that no-fly zone over a larger portion of the country. the united states says moammar gadhafi is not a target personally, but president obama says the u.s. acted in these attacks he launched from south america to stop gadhafi from firing on his own people. we
NBC
Mar 16, 2011 6:00pm PDT
devastated north eastern japan, american nuclear energy leaders are taking a different position regarding the safe of japan's crippled nuclear plant. >> the white house warned u.s. citizens to clear the area 50 miles around the plant. japan is just advising a 20-mile evacuation. the state department is telling citizens to rely on the united states for updates. nbc's bay area is tracking the effort to stop a nuclear meltdown. >> reporter: we are monitoring all the information coming and it is hard to make sense of all this. what we do know is that right now in the last hour, the focus has shifted to a reactor at that daiichi nuclear plant. that's one thing we're watching. we're watching the advisory for american to get a little farther away from that plant than was originally recommended. now, the japanese government did double the number of workers they're sending in, trying to find out what's happening within the plant. they are working by flashlight. they are pumping sea water in to cool those fuel rods. from the outside, they will use water cannons instead of water dropping helicopters
FOX
Mar 20, 2011 4:00pm PDT
>> chris: i'm chri chris walla. the latest on the battle in libya and the nuclear crisis in japan. right now on "fox news sunday." missile strikes. the u.s. and britain fire more than 100 cruise missiles as coalition forces act to protect the libyan rebels from muammar qaddafi. we'll have an update on talk with the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen live on "fox news sunday." then two leading senators weigh in on the mix, lindsey graham and jack reed. japan works t work contain a nr disaster. we will get the latest from japan and talk with the secretary of energy steven chu. plus, we ask our sunday panel if the president is taking the lead on these issues or following. all right now on "fox news sunday." hello again from fox news in washington where we are tracking two major stories. we have a reporter in libya where the u.s. and its allies are using military force to protect the antiqaddafi rebels. and in japan, where officials are making progress toward bringing a nuclear plant under control. we'll have more on that later and talk with the secretary of en
CNN
Mar 20, 2011 11:00am EDT
. the american-led bombing of libya. and the nuclear crisis in japan. one major question about the assault on libya, what happened to the media's skepticism? u.s. war planes hitting targets in libya for a second day today and i have to say this at the outset. the media get excited by war, the journalistic insulin starts pumping as we talk about cruise missiles and put up the maps and have retired generals on and sometimes something is lost, reminds me of eight years ago when shock and awe was reigned down upon baghdad and the media failed to ask questions. i looked at my "new york times" this morning and looked at my "washington post" and didn't see any editorials about the no-fly position. to newspapers don't see the excepty cal questions. what are if they are american casualties? do you stop this operation with gadhafi still in power? these are the questions we need to be asking. to help us answer them. rome hartman, former executive producer of the cbs news. and jamie mcentear, founder of the line of departure blog and former correspondent for cnn. where are the skeptical questions? >>
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2011 6:30pm EDT
, what happened in japan, like everybody else. it's just so devastating. i can't imagine that there's going to be one agency in massachusetts who just says, you go here, you here -- i'm concerned not only in massachusetts but throughout the country if something like this happens, i'm not confident yet and i'm hopeful someone can give me the information that make sure that we all know what to do. you know? is it evacuation? is it command and control? is it military? i think it's a combination of everything. can you shed any light on my thoughts? >> in timely, i can start and then like to have an opportunity, senator brown -- >> just do that. i don't want to take the senator's time. >> i want to make one point. >> i think you're asking an important question. >> okay. >> i'd urge -- >> many of our disasters -- we always start with who's going to be the closest responders, no matter how big the disaster. it's always the local responders. we saw this, they can be destroyed, in the disaster itself. we saw this in katrina and in the tsunami. the next is the governor and their team includin
FOX News
Mar 18, 2011 2:00am EDT
east. libya tonight in particular. and japan. i want to lay out a case. i want to start with reverend wright. we know reverend wright. he was his reverend for 20 years. reverend wright is more than that. this is the guy who taught him and led him to jesus. i heard a speech a couple of years ago where the president said he had no understanding or appreciation really for jesus and the gospel. until he got it from reverend wright. now, reverend wright understands a collective salvation. the idea that you can't be redeemed or saved unless everyone is. and whatever you decide is true. that's fine for you. i'm not trying to preach religion to you. but i'm telling you that it's the exact opposite of what jesus taught. you can't find collective salvation in the gospel. it's nowhere to be found there are no ifs, ands or buts on that. none. individual salvation is universally accepted as the principal message of jesus christ. it's important because it's the antithesis of what jesus taught. we begin there. belief in collective salvation. the idea that you have to help others and you have to save
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 10:00pm PDT
deer a i'm heather holmes. >>> four days have now passed since the great earthquake in japan and the crisis there appears to be getting worse by the hour. japan's prime minister kan says radiation is escaping and posing a health threat. this is a high risk of nuclear power plant explosions. the official death toll from the quake and tsunami is more than 2400 but it is still expected to climb much higher. the geological survey recalculated it and now puts the magnitude at 9 up from an 8.9. >>> threw new problems at the football game machinery a die eachy nuclear plant. it is in one of the hardest hit areas and today there was an explosion at the number 2 reactor. japanese officials say the containment structure had been damaged to what tent is not clear. and a fire probing out at the number 4 reactor but it was extinguished, they asked a nuclearening here in the bay area about the possibility of a complete meltdown. >> we don't know how much of the core is destroyed, so until we know that or up til there's some evidence of more serious events, it's contained. >> japan's prime
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
their estimate of the cost to japan, to claim that the wealth loss was almost $1 trillion. that is clearly not realistic at all. the drop has been too much. one reason is that the market has been then. there is not that much confidence in it. in europe, there has also been a drop in the stock market, but the same story. the u.s. stock market has been pretty resilient. nothing -- nothing much has really happened. maybe it is unfortunate, but japan is simply not a big market for the united states. we do not export much to anybody anymore. in particular we do not export a lot to japan. we worry about japan, it is too soon about a big interruption to our electronic and automobiles supplies. i do not expect that to happen. i do not think that what goes on in japan will have a big effect on the u.s. economy. >> yes, sir. >> there's not much talk about the radioactive effect on human beings. the radio act cavity in the air and in the mark -- and in the ocean, should we monitor it -- the radioactivity in the air and in the ocean, should we monitor it? and also, over the years, there is a province
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
of the week? >>> and japan continues to try to prevent a radioactive catastrophe. among all the bad news a miraculous rescue overnight. it's all ahead here on the ktvu morning news. >>> good morning to you. welcome to tuesday. it's march 15th. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. let's get to the weather. quite a bit of rain coming our way. >>> north bay no doubt about it. rain beginning to move in. looks like some rates are moving in. highs upper 50s and low 60s especially towards the north bay where most of this system will interact. you can see right there already starting to slice through heading through the east bay and back towards san francisco. just off the san mateo coast light rain beginning to move in. here's an update on traffic with sal. >>> highway 4 to 242 you can see traffic is pretty -- i wouldn't call it light but it's not stop and go. that's the good part. so far 680 traffic looks good heading south benicia bridge. also 880 in front of the coliseum so far looks good in both directions. 6:01. back to the desk. >>> thank you. japan's prime minister went on tv t
PBS
Mar 18, 2011 6:00pm PDT
containment efforts in japan as the government there raises the alert level. >> suarez: plus jeffrey kaye, in beijing, has chinese reaction to the japanese nuclear crisis. >> the nation is in the process of building 37 new nuclear pourpts, and is now reexamining safety. >> brown: mars and david brooks provide their weekly analysis. >> suarez: and fred de sam lazaro gets a rare look inside syria, where the government is just beginning to be challenged by protesters. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> okay, listen. somebody has got to get serious. >> i think... >> we need renewable energy. >> ...renewable energy is vital to our planet. >> you hear about alternatives, right? wind, solar, algae. >> i think it's going to work an a big scale. only, i think it's going to be affordable. >> so, where are they? >> it has to work in the real world. at chevron, we're investing millions in solar and biofuel technology to make it work. >> we've got to get on this now. >> right now. ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf
MSNBC
Mar 16, 2011 4:00pm EDT
. i want to take a moment tear break. the same nuclear technology in japan now in use at 23 reactors in the united states. how should you feel about that? and how do we balance our energy needs with the potential dangers of those needs? we're back after this. [ male announcer ] this is lara. her morning begins with arthritis pain. that's a coffee and two pills. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills. the evening guests arrive. back to sore knees. back to more pills. the day is done but hang on... her doctor recommended aleve. just 2 pills can keep arthritis pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is lara who chose 2 aleve and fewer pills for a day free of pain. and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. and fewer pills for a day free of pain. everyone has someone to go heart healthy for. who's your someone? campbell's healthy request can help. low cholesterol, zero grams trans fat, and a healthy level of sodium. it's amazing what soup can do. today, investors want retirement planning on their terms. i want to work with people who are objec
CNN
Mar 24, 2011 8:18pm EDT
in the united states, a direct result of the disaster in japan. how much will the devastation in japan affect the united states economy? joining me from london is cnn's richard qwest. is this potential shutdown of all the toyota plants in the united states just the first of many effects we're going to suffer from of the disasters over in japan? >> reporter: i think what you're looking at is probably the most widespread part of the effects. the supply chain is being so integrated now into the global economy that it's simply not possible to have a major exporting country like japan suffer such a calamity and there not to be ripple effects in different countries. and let me give you an example if i may. if just take the area where this tsunami and this earthquake took place, it's actually only about 7% to 8% of japanese gdp in its own right. however, one you factor in the way in which japan has closed parts of its domestic industry, transferring resources to deal with this crisis, and then you realize whether it be time and motion just in time, whichever management strategy is now in place in th
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2011 8:00pm EDT
detectors. better, donate that money to earthquake relief in japan. >>> good evening from new york. at this hour, the united states is planning military action in libya against moammar gadhafi. last night, the united nations security council passed a resolution authorizing a no fly zone over libya and all necessary measures, excluding ground troops, to protect civilians against gadhafi. a french government spokesman said the attacks could commence within hours. that was last night. the british prime minister, david cameron, told the house of commons that britain will deploy tornado anti foon fighter jets to bases from which the use of force against gadhafi could take place. news of the imminent international military intervention inspired celebrations among libya's pro-democracy forces, centralized in benghazi and east libya. outside the city, his loyalist troops were poised to attack. earlier, gadhafi warned in a radio address, it's over. we are coming tonight, we will find you in your closets. we will have no mercy and no pity. that threat strengthened president obama's case for
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
to the desk. >>> thank you. japan's prime minister went on television today to tell 140,000 people living near an earthquake damaged nuclear power plant stay indoors. that's as conditions continue to deteriorate at that nuclear plant. there have been at least three explosions at the plant. elevated levels of radiation have been detected in the surrounding areas. one bright spot for the rescuers today, a 70-year-old woman was found alive four days after that disaster struck. the woman was found inside of her house. it had been washed away by the tsunami. she was suffering from hypothermia but she was conscious. we'll have more on the crisis in japan coming up in just a couple minutes. >>> in overnight news, san francisco police are looking for suspects in a shooting outside a crowded bar in the mission district. ktvu's allie rasmus tells us five people were injured. allie, any word on what led up to the shooting? >> reporter: pam, police haven't identified a motive in this case. however, police spokesman says they are looking into the possibility that this shooting may have been gang-related an
FOX
Mar 20, 2011 7:00am PDT
design that survivers are still out there in japan. >>> an international superstar who once hoped to be haiti's next president is shot overnight. >>> let's take a look outside. the roads are still wet. it has been a busy night overnight, and we're going to talk live with the chp, next. >>> good morning to you, giving you a look at somersault this morning. southwesterlies 10 to 15 miles per hour. 46degrees, slightly warmer than yesterday. unsettled weather remains in the forecast. >>> the storm kept chp officers busy overnight. rains are going to continue to fall. with us right now is sam morgan to talk about what the situation is. good morning. >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm good, how are you? how was the night last night? i'm sure it was nonstop busy for you guys. >> officers were busy. most we had were spinouts, and what we call property damage only collision. that mostly results from motorists driving too fast, and following too closely. >> yeah. >> go ahead. >> sorry. when you guys are out there, is the main problem speed? everyone knew the storm was coming, the roads ar
CSPAN
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
to "washington journal" on this wednesday, march 16, 2011. the latest from japan -- "the new york times" headline -- "second reactor may have ruptured." first, let's start with the war in afghanistan. do you think it is worth fighting? a "the washington post" abc news poll says 2/3 of americans say it is not. the numbers -- we also have a line set up for active duty military. you can also e-mail us and we are on twitter. we will read your tweets on the air this morning. this is the story in "the washington post" yesterday looking at the war in afghanistan. "the afghan war is not worth fighting, most in the u.s. say." host: what do you think? is the war in afghanistan worth fighting? do you think it has been productive so far? if you think this time for a pullout? fairfax, virginia. jack joins us. good morning. caller: good morning. i had a comment about the war and one other comment. i do not think it is worth fighting. we're spending $2 billion per week and countless companies are just taking this money. it cannot be accounted for. that is why i think the republicans are all four wards because t
KRON
Mar 19, 2011 9:00pm PDT
crews are trying to deal with the nuclear crisis in japan. radiation levels are exceeded the safety limits and have been detected in food and water near the plant. plus, they say you cannot predict the next big quake but when bay area the knowledge of says that if you have to the next week. the them by developing the news in libya. present record, has announced and u.s. military strike against the military in libya. it is an effort designed to get the military in line. more bloodshed. the nation's government has blasted the operations in their nation. they say innocence has been clouded in the crossfire. barbour has the latest. >> reporter: at the u.s. military has key allies such as france and great billion -- great britain launching misfiles. present record, was speaking from brazil and says the u.s. will not have to come again. he will not idly stand by (no audio) >> vicki: we are having some audio issues. hours after the attack the leader it went on the tv and said that he would defend himself. >> (foreign language) they will try to defend themselves against the united nations c
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 5:00pm EDT
will this nuclear crisis in japan get? all four reactors at the fukushima plant are damaged terrifying the local population. people are evacuating the area and even moving away from cities as far away as tokyo. out of 800 workers on the site of the nuclear plants, 50 are still there. only 50 and they are in a very dangerous situation. we'll get a report on the ground on how serious the situation is and what it could mean for americans here at home. >>> plus, how much radiation can anyone be exposed to before risking significant health problems? we'll talk to the experts about how much is too much. >>> i'm going to talk to the weather channel of all people about which direction the winds are now blowing and who is in harm's way. also no surprise here, calling for yet another war. this time it's libya. neocons are asking for a no-fly zone to force gadhafi from power. >>> if a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, how will little knowledge affect michelle bachmann's chances. even well known politician have scant knowledge of their own country's history. we start with the crisis in japan. david alb
FOX News
Mar 18, 2011 11:00am EDT
is happening over in libya, north africa, the middle east, and you have to throw japan in the picture as well. on word of the ceasefire we did indeed see crude oil futures turn lower by a couple of dollars even. now we've seen them completely take a reverse course. oil prices are higher. over a hundred dollars a barrel. now we are topping 101 thrarz a barrel. we had been as high as $103 and change overnight. obviously there is a lot of doubt right now over whether or not moammar gadhafi really means business here, whether he's going to stick to his word. the oil markets shall starting to doubt that a little bit. that's why we see prices turning higher. jenna you also have to throw japan into the picture. you have all these economists and analysts weighing in on whether or not the rebuilding and restructuring efforts over in japan will eventually lead to more demand nor oil. immediately after the earthquake and tsunami we saw oil prices retreat on the fact that that country may not need as much energy in the short term. now these markets are starting to look longer terms not only at libya and
CNN
Mar 27, 2011 9:00am EDT
, general michael hayden. and then assessing growing concern over japan's nuclear disaster with nuclear analyst joseph sorincioni and the impact on this with economist alice rivlin and douglas holtz aiken. i'm candy crowley and this is "state of the union." coalition air strikes pounding away at gadhafi's military power and anti-government insurgents have retain a second city, brega. there is talk of moving all the way over into the gadhafi strong hold of tripoli. the rebels are back on offense. we're on the homefront of the political arena, president obama plays defense. >> the role of american forces has been limited. we're'putting any ground forces into libya. our military is providing unique capabilities at the beginning. but this is now a broad international effort. >> among those looking for explanation and a little clarity, carl levin of michigan. they hold hearings on libya this week. he joins me now. are you -- you have talked to the president frequently in your position as head of the senate arms services committee. are you fully onboard with this mission? >> i am. i think it'
PBS
Mar 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
at fukushima. i put that question earlier to a correspondent who joined us in north east japan. pitt -- " >> well, they are still trying to figure out what to do with contaminated water. the contamination levels exceed 3500 times the legal limit today. the president has been hospitalized in tokyo for fatigue and dizzy spells, and he was last seen in public the day after the tsunami, so it seems that there is some disorder within the country. also, we have been hearing about the car -- harsh conditions, some sleeping in stairwells and only getting two meals a day of crackers and, and now, they are be putting in a gymnasium about 10 kilometers away from that. it does not look like they will get this thing under control anytime soon. >> but was chris reporting from japan. and there is talk about the safety of exports being sent from japan. these products are sent around the world. it is uncertain how much radiation has leaked from the fukushima facility, and that has led many to ban food imports from the region, but they export much more than food. there are now many unanswered question
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 8:00pm EDT
on libya, and watches the crisis on japan while on a diplomat i can trip to south america. so of course, republicans attack him. >> besides jewel track diplomacy. >> some of my colleagues are upset that france may be in the lead. >> tea partiers and some democrats attacked the president, calling it a possible impeachable offense. >> only congress has the power to declare war. >> we haven't declared war. >> you know what, but we are in a war. >> i really don't believe we have an obligation to get involved. >> what if this ends and gadhafi is still in power. >> outcome is unknown, political objectives are really unclear. >> and the most bitter republican presidential campaign losers attack the president. >> less dithering, more decisiveness. >> never seen a worse case of decision making. >> and finding a republican that almost conjured up the courage to say he is running for president. >> i am announcing formation of an exploratory committee for running for the president of the united states. >>> it is day three of operation dawn. the mission to enforce a un sanctioned no-fly zone over li
CNN
Mar 20, 2011 3:00am EDT
much. fionnaula? >> thank you too. we'll be heading to japan when "world report" returns. we'll tell you about the latest problems at the fukushima nuclear power complex. i think my purse is upstairs on the bed. it's not here. check the dining room. nope. the upstairs closet? announcer: moms everywhere are finding ways to keep kids active and healthy. get ideas. get involved. get going at letsmove.gov. uncovering hotel freebies like instant discounts, free-nights... ...and free breakfast at hotels in virtually every city. so, thanks to this large man in a little jetpack... you can search thousands of hotel freebies... right now only at priceline. sweet & salty nut bars... they're made from whole roasted nuts and dipped in creamy peanut butter, making your craving for a sweet & salty bar irresistible, by nature valley. >>> time to find out what's happening in japan. >> japan got more unsettling news out of its crippled fukushima nuclear power complex today. the nation's nuclear safety agency revealed the pressure in the containment vessel of reactor number three at the daiichi nuclear
CNN
Mar 17, 2011 8:00pm EDT
for strikes first in the days ahead. we'll be on top this tomorrow as well as the japan crisis. "in the arena" right now. >>> good evening, i'm eliot spitzer, welcome to the program. will cain and gloria borger join plea and we'll go to anderson cooper in a moment on the story of the most desperate methods to stem the radiation from the crippled nuclear reactors. photos taken from military aircraft by people who surely risked their lives show just how grave the damage is. look at that and imagine how difficult it will be to save the crippled facility. but first, breaking news just coming in. there could, emphasis could, be an attack on libya very soon, indeed within hours. the battle for benghazi, the battle for libya may well be about to begin. this after the united nations passed a resolution to impose a no-fly zone in libya. it's the further language in that resolution that really counts. it approves the use and i quote here, of all necessary measures to protect, quoting again, "civilians under attack." indeed, they have been under full assault around benghazi, the last rebel stronghold in
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 10:00pm EDT
troops and their families in japan. radioactive dust being detected at very low levels, we want to point out in seattle, washington. despite substantial progress over the weekend this is far from over. we're going to have the latest details at this hour, also the latest on the dead and missing now numbering 21,000. and the body of a young american teacher has been found. we talked about her on this show last week, her parents had been searching for her. she's the first known american fatality. we begin though with the attack on gadhafi forces in libya, now entering day four. allied forces launching as many as 80 missions today, that is up from yesterday. americans flying fewer than half of them, that is down from yesterday. according to mission commander, pro-gadhafi forces are mounting little resistance, nor is the opposition taking advantage of air strikes on pro-gadhafi missions. while grateful for the air support, they're having trouble getting organized and have little communication among themselves. here at home, there are concerns about the goals of the mission. ron paul is a lead
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 9:00am EDT
. good morning, everybody! first up today, breaking news out of japan, a possible setback at the nuclear plant, and we have new images of smoke rising from at least one, maybe two, of the six reactors. those brave japanese workers, now being evacuated yet again, efforts to cool the overheating reactor are on hold. the crisis to preventing possible meltdown not over just yet. we'll have the latest from japan in a matter of moments here. >>> in the meantime, another fox news alert, allied forces striking libya again. this is overnight videotape from the u.s. navy, a u.s. coalition launching two nights of punishing air attacks targeting mommar gadhafi's forces, b52 bombers, jet fighters, more than 120 tom hawk cruise missiles, scattering progovernment forces on the ground in libya, the long time leader vowing a long war ahead. good morning, everybody. we've got it all covered for you. what a way to start a weefnlgt i'm bill hemmer, welcome to "america's newsroom". good morning to you martha. martha: good morning, bill. i am martha maccallum. an international air assault, all but crippling l
CSPAN
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
to friday's earthquake that killed more than 10,000. japan's prime minister says it was the worst crisis since world war ii. while japan works to control its nuclear facilities from a third explosion, here and the united states, some lawmakers are asking for a halt to our nuclear power facilities. your thoughts on the that this morning. we will begin with "the new york times" and their head line. "u.s. nuclear push may be in peril." also this morning, it notes and "the washington post" -- a wary look at u.s. nuclear plants. regulators are reviewing license applications for 20 reactors -- yesterday on the sunday show, senator joseph lieberman, independent, talked about whether or not to have a temporary halt on nuclear power. here is what he had to say. >> we have 104 nuclear power plants in our country. every year, once a year, fema, nuclear regulatory commission, they go through emergency planning to see what they would do if it's a disaster struck. -- if a disaster struck. the reality is we are watching something unfold and we do not know where it is going regarding nuclear power plant
CNN
Mar 26, 2011 1:00pm EDT
business," two of our best business minds. oil prices skyrocketing, then natural disaster struck japan igniting a nuclear crisis and debate over nuclear energy in this country. there is a great deal of uncertainty about what will fuel the american economy of the future, but the economy of now seems to have taken one step forward and two steps back. >> if gas stays at $3.50, americans will have a lot less to spend on restaurant meals, iphones, new cars. in turn that will mean less goods made here, fewer jobs. we could lose a many as five, six, 700,000 jobs from higher gas prices. >> that's peter morici. this recession was prompted by a housing crisis, a mortgage crisis, but generally speaking most recessions in the united states are prompted by oil prices. christine, are these high oil prices and high gas prices a major threat to our jobs recovery here? >> when peter says if gas prices stay high you're going inform see a second recession in the u.s., but others say wait a second, $3.50 still hurts but you're well off the record highs and you're even not as high as the $4 and $4.15 most
FOX
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
in japan continues with two more earthquakes measuring over 6.0 in the south and north of japan, killing four people. this is on top of the dozens of aftershocks after the 9.0 quake. the death toll could top 10,000. the aftershocks shaking an already crippled nation. there was a fourth incident at the nuclear plant. a fire broke out in plant number four. >> let's get the latest from sherry ly in the news room. sherry, good morning? >> reporter: good morning, allison and steve. workers at the plant were briefly evacuated last night and they are now preparing to go back in. international teams are in place to help the japanese but the threat of nuclear meltdown may be growing. yet another fire at the fukushima nuclear plant and a spike in radiation levels forced the 50 remaining workers there to seek shelter and temporarily suspend the work to cool down reactors. >> i think the very imminent dangers to those people who live around and also may have a more profound effect for the people who live even hundreds or thousands of miles away. >> reporter: buss are evacuating people living miles a
CNN
Mar 18, 2011 1:00pm EDT
at the pentagon. >>> let's go to japan where fears continue to spread, the death toll continues to client. today marks one week after the massive earthquake and the devastating tsunami which battered the country. 6,911 are confirmed dead and another 10,000 are still missing. survivors across japan observed a moment of silence today at the exact time that the quake struck. many still wearing face masks, many of them still in shock. a lot of the survivors are huddling in nearby shelters. japanese media reporting some 380,000 people in shelters. what makes matters worse, some of the shelters with without power and facing freezing temperatures. some survivors are returning home for the first time since the tsunami like this retired firefighter. he lost his home and entire family. >> translator: my wife, my son's family and four grandchildren. i lost them all. >> as for the nuclear crisis, things are not looking much better in fukushima. japan's nuclear agency raised the crisis level on the damaged planted there. you're looking at it, from a four to a five. that raises it to the same level as three m
FOX News
Mar 17, 2011 6:00am EDT
outside of japan. fears over a nuclear meltdown continue to grow. crews are racing to stop the meltdown. some say it may be too late. we turn to david piper who is in the ykoto air base west of tokyo. hey, david. >>reporter: yes, desperate measures now are being taking place in the overheating reactor in the fukushima plant 120 miles northeast of here. they are using helicopters to dump huge buckets full of water on the cooling pond of the reactor. pots of two other reactors are boiling at this time. the chairman warned there is no water left in the spent fuel of plant number four resulting in what is extremely high radiation levels. the japanese government nevertheless have no plan to expand the 12 mile exclusion zone. the u.s. ambassador to japan said the situation is deteriorating and warned citizens to leave the area or remain indoors. the state department said the u.s. government has chartered aircraft to help americans leave japan. we are also understand that any american citizen that has no money they can get a flight out from hanita airport and that allows them to get out of the
CSPAN
Mar 14, 2011 10:00am EDT
to be heartbroken by the images of devastation in japan. i know all of you young and old have been watching people magnitude of this tragedy unfold. i want to reiterate america's support for the people of japan. who are some of our closest friends and allies. i have said directly to the prime minister of japan, prime ministerkahn, the united states will offer any assistance we can as japan recovers from multiple disasters. we will stand with the people of japan in the difficult days ahead. i just had a chance to talk with some of your teachers as well as some students who told me about your all school project weaving the life and music of duke ellington into your glasses. by getting students engaged in learning, you are teaching the kind of skills about how to think and work together that young people will need in college and beyond. that is what all of our schools need to be doing. in an economy that is more competitive and connected than ever before, a good job and a good career is going to demand a good education. over the next 10 years, nearly half of all new jobs are going to require more tha
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 11:00am EDT
is talking about doing that. jon: thanks, carl. jenna: fox news alert out of japan, two u.s. navy ships moved out of japan due to concerns about radiation. workers at the crippled fukushima plant facing new challenges today, plumes of smoke rising from the damaged reactors forcing some workers to evacuate. the latest set back coming after engineers reported some progress in cooling the reactors and restoring power to some of the cooling systems. on top of that new concerns about the safety of food in japan. the government stopping all shipments of spinach from areas around the nuclear plants. also milk shipments also banned from nearby farms. the restrictions coming after health officials say radiation levels exceeded government safety limits, jon. jon: the grim search for victims of the disaster goes on. the scope of the tragedy climbs higher as rescue crews sift through the rubble. right now the death toll is above 8400, almost 13,000 people remain missing. amid all of the tragedy there are moments of joy. rescuers are still pulling some survivors from the wreckage. they found a teenager an
NBC
Mar 29, 2011 5:30pm PDT
report on the fight against gadhafi. >>> maximum alert tonight in japan, where it now appears the emergency at the nuclear power plant will not be contained any time soon. >>> is there a link between our children's behavior and the coloring in our food? the government is taking on the question again, while some parents have already acted on their own. >>> and making a difference for people still struggling after katrina. tonight, the good people who show up and go to work every day without being asked. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, a few hours ago here in new york, president obama sat down to talk with us about the dangerous situation in libya and that entire region of the world. we asked him about the speech to the nation he delivered last night, the dangers of u.s. military involvement, while already fighting two other wars, and the precedent this may set in other nations. and the fact that this may not go quite as the u.s. and nato have planned. notably, as you're about to hear, the president left open the possibi
CNN
Mar 18, 2011 7:00pm EDT
for alarm, tiny radioactive particles from japan are detected today in california. a reminder, this is a global challenge that could drag on for weeks or more. we'll dig deep on the six-reactor emergency in just a moment with the help of this startling new satellite imagery. look here at the destruction in this nuclear complex, especially in the buildings where highly radioactive spent fuel is stored and where we now know sadly there are major problems. but first, the likelihood of military action against libya and involving u.s. forcesize dramatically higher tonight. earlier today libya's government responded to a tough new united nations resolution authorizing military strikes and said it would agree to a cease-fire in its struggle against opposition forces. but within hours there was ample evidence, including i'm told u.s. intelligence images, that the fighting continues. tonight the white house says gadhafi is in violation of that resolution already and the libyan dictator is left to mull this stern warning from the president of the united states. >> if gadhafi does not co
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